Why Vermont's Nonprofits Should Be Thinking About Digital Security | Vermont Public Radio

AFP Blog

Why Vermont's Nonprofits Should Be Thinking About Digital Security | Vermont Public Radio : "Bernholz is a senior research scholar at Stanford University who studies digital civil society and works on using technology for social good among other things.

VT Nonprofits Get Website Upgrades | Common Good Vermont Blog

AFP Blog

VT Nonprofits Get Website Upgrades | Common Good Vermont Blog : Managing a website no longer needs to be intimidating for a nonprofit of any size. Since the start of the project, the Vermont Digital Economy Project has helped nearly twenty nonprofits to revamp their web presence in a way that empowers them to control their own messaging. Content management systems, such as WordPress, make adding or editing content as simple as writing an email or drafting a Word document.

Measuring happiness through Twitter

AFP Blog

Measuring happiness through Twitter : The day of the Boston bombings was the world’s saddest in five years—at least according to the “Hedonometer,” a tool designed by mathematicians at the University of Vermont that acts like a mood ring for the Internet

Dyn’s Hackademy provides mobile apps for NH nonprofits | New Hampshire Business

AFP Blog

Dyn’s Hackademy provides mobile apps for NH nonprofits | New Hampshire Business : MANCHESTER — Twenty potential tech company founders, now attending schools in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts, assembled last weekend at Dyn to develop mobile apps for six New Hampshire nonprofits.

2013 NTEN Lifetime Achievement Award: Lauren-Glenn Davitian

NTEN

Lauren-Glenn Davitian is widely credited with establishing strong community access to cable television throughout Vermont. Her most recent project is updating Vermont''s cable statutes. Ms.Davitian was named one of Vermont''s "25 most influential people" in the mid 1990''s.

npVOICES – Episode #2

Connection Cafe

Brendan Kinney , VP for Development & Marketing at Vermont Public Radio stops by to talk about #Fundchat. Sometimes there’s not enough conversation in a blog post or a 140 character tweet. The goal of npVOICES is go deeper into topics that matter in the nonprofit sector. We hope you’ll listen, comment, and share. In this episode… - Allyson Kapin , co-author of Social Change Anytime Everywhere will join us to talk about her new book.

Going cross-country again

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Northern Vermont (friends). I'm leaving on Wed. for what I am calling my Epic Cross Country Trip. Maybe it should be Epic Cross Country Trip, 2012, since it's far, far from the first one I've done. I've now lost count.) Here's my basic itinerary, for the curious: Miracle Hot Springs. Death Valley National Park. Grand Canyon National Park. Sedona, AZ. Roswell, NM. New York, NY (family). Western Mass (friends). Madison, WI ( Wiscon ). The first leg of thetrip I'm taking with Ruth.

A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

NonProfit Hub

Vermont. So you want to start an organization that benefits a specific cause. Great! That’s why we’re here: to help you navigate this confusing sector simply saturated with content, ideas and innovation. But wait—should you really be starting a nonprofit?

Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the early days of social fundraising in 2008, Erin Ennis who took a winter dip in Vermont’s Lake Champlain as part of a personal challenge to raise money for Special Olympics Vermont.

What’s the Risk of Starting a Nonprofit?

NonProfit Hub

Vermont is next, with a nonprofit for every 160 people, which doubles the national average of 320. As with any company, there’s going to be some uncertainty about the future when starting a nonprofit. If you want to keep your organization afloat, it helps to know how many of them fail, where they fail and why. This isn’t meant to be taken as gospel—we certainly can’t tell the future.

The Northeast Recycling Council – A GreenTech Nonprofit Profile

Tech Soup Blog

It is headquartered in Brattleboro, Vermont and has traditionally focused its efforts in ten northeast states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont). From time to time we like to profile the work of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries that are doing great work in green IT.

Going cross-country again

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Northern Vermont (friends). I'm leaving on Wed. for what I am calling my Epic Cross Country Trip. Maybe it should be Epic Cross Country Trip, 2012, since it's far, far from the first one I've done. I've now lost count.) Here's my basic itinerary, for the curious: Miracle Hot Springs. Death Valley National Park. Grand Canyon National Park. Sedona, AZ. Roswell, NM. New York, NY (family). Western Mass (friends). Madison, WI ( Wiscon ). The first leg of thetrip I'm taking with Ruth.

Remixing the Clark

Idealware

As a recent transplant to New England, I took the requisite leaf-peeping road trip last weekend through Western Massachusetts and Vermont. Along the way, I stopped at a museum, and was blown away by what they’re doing with technology. The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. is undergoing a major renovation that won’t be completed until 2014, and much of their permanent collection is in storage.

Remix 44

The End of an Era

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I chose a college that was in rural Vermont, and I did live in the suburbs of Cleveland, OH for six years, but followed that up with two years in northern, rural-ish Colorado, and almost eighteen years in Western Massachusetts. I moved to Oakland in September of 2008, for a number of reasons. Some were very clear to me, others didn''t become clear until years later.

First-of-its-Kind: Top Ten Micro-Philthanthropy Campaigns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But the one that is most clever is #10 -"Help Me Support Special Olympics (while I freez my ** off) Here's Peter's description: Erin Ennis took a winter dip in Vermont's Lake Champlain last Saturday as part of fundraising effort for Special Olympics Vermont. Peter Dietz of First-of-its-kind Philanthropy Network is now tracking the top ten micro-philanthropy campaigns. This week's top campaign is: Knitters Without Borders.

The Buzz at Beaconfire: July 1, 2011

Beaconfire Wire

And one more hat-tip to our remote employees: Cara’s up in Vermont where the ice cream is phenomenal. Archipods are cool. What are we buzzing about this week? Beaconfire’s remote employees – and even some not so remote – had major office envy when the link to Archipods went around.

Multi-channel for Marriage Equality

Connection Cafe

On Friday, New York joined the ranks of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, New Hampshire, Vermont and Washington, D.C. Author: Jill Ward. in legalizing same-sex marriages. The fight for marriage equality is far from over, but the victory in New York is a wonderful step in the right direction. There was no doubt, plenty of blood, sweat and tears to help make this happen, so I wanted to use my small little space on this blog to tell you all CONGRATULATIONS and thank you!

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Working Board Lunch: Embrace the Future — Transition Planning. Burlington, Vermont: Finance Friday: Numbers Don't Lie: What Your Board Needs to Know. Burlington, Vermont: Finance Friday: What Kind of Audit Is Best for Your Organization?

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Finance Friday: What Kind of Audit Is Best for Your Organization? Burlington, Vermont: Project Management Professional Training in Burlington, Vermont.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Finance Friday Accounting in the Cloud: Is It Right for My Organization and How to Start. Burlington, Vermont: Work Life Balance — Integrate Renewal into Your Busy Day. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space.

The End of an Era

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I chose a college that was in rural Vermont, and I did live in the suburbs of Cleveland, OH for six years, but followed that up with two years in northern, rural-ish Colorado, and almost eighteen years in Western Massachusetts. I moved to Oakland in September of 2008, for a number of reasons. Some were very clear to me, others didn't become clear until years later.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

South Burlington, Vermont: 11th Annual Vermont Nonprofit Luncheon: The Data Driven Nonprofit. Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills.

Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Before branching off to work as an independent producer, I worked for five years full time at CCTV government access television in Burlington, Vermont, and before that I worked with community radio and community television in college.

Fun and Public Humiliation As A Social Fundraising Strategy: A Brief History

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My personal favorite is Erin Ennis who took a winter dip in Vermont's Lake Champlain as part of a personal challenge to raise money for Special Olympics Vermont. Fun and humor, used in the right way and in the appropriate context, can help boost your social fundraising campaign.

Preparing for Planned Giving Conversations—24 Terms You Need to Know

Connection Cafe

For instance: “In the event that (named individual) predeceases me, I give Miller Healthcare Foundation, 2345 East Street, Centerville, Vermont, 25% of the residue of my estate to be used wherever the needs and opportunities are greatest.”. Have you established a planned giving program?

Why Do I Do Good: The Center and Agape

Have Fun - Do Good

In 1975, when I was five, we moved from Vermont to Mystic, CT. I''m exploring the roots of my desire/need/compulsion to "do good." I don''t usually share personal stories here on Have Fun, Do Good, and I''m not sure where this is going, but I''m giving it a whirl.

My Latest President's Update

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Firestone grew up on a small farm in Vermont, and has always been interested in agriculture. Two or three times a year, I publish a president's update for Benetech.

30 Days of NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

Net2 Burlington Puts Vermont on the Map of Emerging Tech Cities. What has NetSquared got planned for the next month? So much that it’ll blow your mind! Net2Local organizers hold regular events connecting the nonprofit and technology communities.

The Nonprofit Twitter Pack: Are you listed?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

link] Running a small arts organization in Northern Vermont: River Arts. Flickr photo by Beth. A few weeks ago I was doing a workshop and demoing some of the tools of social media. I took the above photo with my camera phone and uploaded to flickr.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Vermont. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

ASU Lodestar Center

These states are Alaska, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Minnesota, and Vermont. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday !

BIGGER! BETTER! FASTER! CHEAPER!

ASU Lodestar Center

In fact, Roosevelt won by a landslide, carrying all but eight electoral votes and every state but Maine and Vermont. posted by. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D. Executive Director. ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday !

Think associations are not using Twitter?

SocialFish

link] Running a small arts organization in Northern Vermont: River Arts [link] [link] (Getting UK Non-profits / VCS Infrastructure to use existing and new technology to help them grow). Check out this list, courtesy TwitterPacks. Are you using Twitter on behalf of your association but not on the list? Go add yourself. Easy-peasy- lemon-squeezy. Non-Profit Pack [link] (home of the 2008 NTEN conference!)

NTC Seattle - Another Day

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Got to meet a couple more of the bloggers I enjoy following: David Geilhufe of Social Source , and Sonny Cloward of Vermont NonProfit CommunIT, at a session on open communication technologies. Day two at the NTC.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Integration, Vermont Style Integration, Vermont Style Last Updated on Thursday, 13 April 2006 07:57 Written by Steve Thursday, 13 April 2006 07:57 Sonny Cloward has a great post about how his nonprofit has picked a handful of technology tools to get their work done.

Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

NTEN

The Trust for Public Land TransForm Transportation Alternatives United Nations Foundation United Way for Southeastern Michigan United Way of Genesee County Vermont Foodbank Volunteers of America Wade Edwards Foundation and Learning Lab Women Employed World Food Program USA YES!

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Digital Storytelling Fundamentals. I bet you made all sorts of grand New Year's resolutions for 2015. If you're like me, then you swore that this year, you're finally going to learn to use technology to make yourself more productive at work.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Get Ready for #GivingTuesday: How to Mobilize a Successful Campaign. NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change.

The Netcentric Campaign: Numbers for the Notes

Network-Centric Advocacy

Kerry had 3 million e-addresses on his list; former Vermont governor Howard Dean had 600,000.). voices.washingtonpost.com. Obama's e-mail list contains upwards of 13 million addresses. Over the course of the campaign, aides sent more than 7,000 different messages, many of them targeted to specific donation levels (people who gave less than $200, for example, or those who gave more than $1,000). In total, more than 1 billion e-mails landed in inboxes. Four years ago, Sen. John F.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Digital Rights/Digital Responsibilities Workshop for Nonprofits. Burlington, Vermont: Digital Rights/Digital Responsibilities Workshop for Nonprofits. The weather is getting better now that we're firmly into spring.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

Tech Soup Blog

Burlington, Vermont: Free Open Office Hours for Nonprofits — with Sustainable Digital. Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers.

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Build Your Own Social Network : Elgg

Beaconfire Wire

Most websites that are running Elgg are probably like Free Vermont Radio which brings together people appreciate and broadcast Vermont independant music and radio.

Mission Possible: Tell Us Your Symantec Story and Win Prizes!

Tech Soup Blog

states of Maryland, North Dakota, and Vermont; the Canadian province of Québec; and in any and all jurisdictions where skill contest advertising promotions are prohibited or restricted by law. Symantec helps nonprofits make their mission possible. What is your nonprofit's mission?